Articles by Adrienne Burke

Chemical exposures

If your workers handle contaminants with chemical protective clothing or gloves, some of these supposedly benign objects could be sources of what experts call "secondary exposures."
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Eye and Hand Injuries When Least Expected...

Any object, any event can be a hazard.
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Reinvention in Ontario

The new government's treatment of health and safety looks familiar.
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Inspectors Discuss Problems They See with the Lockout-Tagout Rule

A simple standard too often ignored.
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What makes a job rewarding?

Satisfaction doesn't come easy to safety and health professionals.
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Volunteering can boost your career

This year George Swartz was decorated with the ASSE's highest professional excellence award.
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Updating the PELs - take two

OSHA has begun work to update the PELs once more.
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Under your skin

More than 100 chemicals with OSHA permissible exposure limits for inhalation hazards are also known skin permeants.
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Outsourcing - How to make it work for you

Managing worldwide environmental health and safety for the $6-billion maker of engineering workstations, World Wide Web servers, and Java takes a staff of only four.
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Can incentive pull people together?

There’s no denying that bingo games and other contests that offer cash, cookouts, gifts and vacation days to safety-minded workers help many employers cut comp costs.
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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

11/4/14 2:00 pm EST

Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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2014 October

This issue features articles about PPE safety and OSHA standards

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